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Traffic cop thought his life was over

PUBLISHED: 11:00 26 March 2002 | UPDATED: 11:36 03 March 2010

HORRIFICALLY hurt by a drink-driving pub landlord, a policeman today relived the terrifying moment he thought his life was over.

Drunk-driver Gordon Thwaites today begins an eight-month sentence for the shocking smash that left traffic cop Graham Avery lying helplessly in the middle of a busy road.

HORRIFICALLY hurt by a drink-driving pub landlord, a policeman today relived the terrifying moment he thought his life was over.

Drunk-driver Gordon Thwaites today begins an eight-month sentence for the shocking smash that left traffic cop Graham Avery lying helplessly in the middle of a busy road.

Father-of-two Pc Graham Amey's right leg was so badly broken in the smash on the A1071 at Polstead Heath that he now has a steel pin in it for life and was off work for more than five months.

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